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Cover Letter for Job Application

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Last revision 07/17/2019
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Last revision: 07/17/2019

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Cover Letter for Job Application

A Cover Letter for Job Application is used by persons applying for employment. It is a way to introduce themselves to their potential employer and to briefly explain why the applicant should be considered for employment.

The Cover Letter for Job Application is a great opportunity for the applicant to show that they have researched and seriously considered the potential employer and the position that they are applying for by describing:

  • why the applicant is interested in working with the specific potential employer
  • the relevant skills and experiences that the applicant can contribute to the potential employer
  • the reasons why applicant would be a good fit for the potential employer's organization

The applicant will also have the opportunity to attach relevant documents to the letter such as their Curriculum Vitae (CV), Transcript of Records, and recommendation letters.


How to use this document

When completing the document, consider specifying the person to whom the letter will be addressed, especially if the employer is an organization such as a corporation or a partnership. It may be tempting to simply address the letter to the Human Resource Department but taking the extra effort to search for the proper person to address the letter helps the applicant stand out. The applicant may search the potential employer's website or even call the employer to ask for the proper person to address the cover letter are two ways of finding out the name of the person to whom the letter should be addressed.

If the applicant wants to attach documents such as their CV or transcript of records, attach them at the end of the letter.

Once the document is completed, the employee may send a copy to the potential employer by printing a copy of the letter and personally delivering the same or by sending a soft copy of the same by email.


Applicable laws

There are no particular laws for Cover Letter for Job Applications in the Philippines. However, it is important to be truthful and accurate with the information that will be included in the letter.

Once the applicant is hired by the employer, the Labor Code of the Philippines, among other laws, will be applicable.


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